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Fordham Social Innovation 

This week in innovation...
    1) Acumen's last social impact event
    2) Good Economies Conference

    3) Special visitors at Fordham


Impact Investing & Social Entrepreneurship
Career Panel Discussion

Our panel of industry experts will include Alethea Hannemann, Vice President of Product and National Programs at Taproot Foundation; Natalie Grillon, Co-Founder at JUST and former Acumen Fellow; and Ashley Speyer, Innovation Associate at Acumen. Participants will have the opportunity to network with the panelists, as well as NY+Acumen members in attendance. 
When: Tuesday, April 19, 7 - 8:30pm
Where: Lincoln Center Campus - Lowenstein South Lounge
Attire: Business casual
*Snacks and beverages will be served!*

Building Good Economies

With primary support by a generous gift from the John & Jeanette Walton Foundation, Building Good Economies: Interdisciplinary & Practical Perspectives celebrates the legacy of Rerum novarum and 125 years of modern Catholic social teaching by looking back, looking around, and looking forward.  The conference will engage in serious, interdisciplinary and multi-level dialogue on issues surrounding good economic theory and practice, through plenary sessions, panels, and concurrent programs.
Come see the Social Innovation Collaboratory's own Brendan Dagher and Max Lynch speak about empowering students to be Changemakers on Thursday!
When: Wednesday, April 20 - Friday, April 22
Where: Fordham University Lincoln Center
Learn more HERE
Register now to ensure your seat!
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Environmental crises are affecting bees, and beekeeper, Jim Agnew, visiting from Ireland will be speaking in Professor Alan Clark's Conservation Law & Policy class. This event is open to all grads/undergrads.
When: Thursday, April 21, 6:00 - 6:30pm
Where: Larkin 370 (RH)
​. ​Sponsored by the Fordham Social Innovation Collaboratory.
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The 5th annual SEEED Summit on April 29-30, is a leading national conference for social entrepreneurs, impact investors and business and community leaders committed to social innovation. This conference is a unique collaboration between the conference hosts - Social Enterprise Greenhouse and Brown University. This year’s conference theme is “Growing Businesses with Impact.” We will explore the unique challenges facing a social enterprise at three stages of growth, with half day modules devoted to launching, growing and transforming. This year's conference will include free coaching, a Buy With Heart market, lunchtime roundtable discussions, and a pitch competition. To keep up with the latest updates follow Social Enterprise Greenhouse on Facebook and check out!
Check out upcoming EARTH MONTH EVENTS
From St. Rose's Garden:
Want to learn more about sustainable food systems and community agriculture projects --   and munch on some tasty, organic fruits and vegetables??
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A student intern is needed to assist faculty with the development of the Gabelli School of Business Social Innovation Themed Sophomore Cohorts for Fall 2016.  The person in this position will support faculty members with both research and event planning.  The intern will help faculty members research materials that may assist them in incorporating the Social Innovation theme into their coursework.  In addition, the intern will plan and implement events for students enrolled in the Social Innovation Cohorts related to the theme. The internship is unpaid, but students can apply for credit.  Ideal candidates will have already experienced the Gabelli School Sophomore Cohorts.  Interested students should email Dean Jason at
The NYBG Humanities Institute is pleased to offer two Andrew W. Mellon Junior Fellowships for advanced undergraduate and graduate students for the Summer of 2016. Interested? Learn more and apply HERE.
Still finalizing summer plans? It’s not too late! The Ambassador Corps program launched a second round of applications to fill the high demand of international opportunities. The Ambassador Corps program connects students to the front line of social impact with unique global internship opportunities. The application deadline is April 25th. If you have any questions about the program, please call 831-647-3084 or email to learn more. Apply here
Development Intern
The Futuro Media Group is an independent non-profit media organization dedicated to producing multiplatform journalism that explores and gives voice to the diversity of the American experience. Learn more HERE.
PRME - Principles for Responsible Management Education, a United Nations initiative is looking for interns. This is a 3-6 month full time internship starting in July/early August. Learn more HERE
DEADLINE-April 23rd
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